Mississippi Rural Physicians Scholarship Program
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University of Mississippi Medical Center
The Mississippi Rural Physicians Scholarship Program
offers a scholarship to rural medical school students in
Mississippi who agree to practice in underserved rural
areas of Mississippi for at least 4 years upon completion
of their degree.
The program is designed for students currently residing
in rural areas of Mississippi who wish to return to those
areas to practice medicine. Students are mentored
throughout the program, from undergraduate to initial
practice support and mentoring.
Applicants must be a legal resident of Mississippi from a
rural background and plan to practice in a rural or
medically underserved community in Mississippi upon
completion of his/her degree program.
Applicants must also plan to complete an
internship/residency program in one of the following
primary care specialties:
- Family medicine
- General internal medicine
Amount of funding
Offers up to $30,000 per year to cover the cost of
tuition and a portion of the student's instructional
materials and living expenses.
Maternal health and prenatal care · Physicians · Primary care · Scholarships for health careers · Mississippi
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